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Hawai‘i firefighters respond to third structure fire in 3 days

Firefighters were unable to immediately battle the blaze as a charged power line was down on the driveway.

Police investigate traffic collision that killed an elderly Hilo woman

A 79-year-old Hilo woman died Tuesday morning following a traffic collision on Akolea Road.

Hilo man pleads guilty to attempted manslaughter and felony abuse in domestic stabbing

Cyrus Jabilona, 27, entered his guilty pleas to attempted manslaughter and felony abuse of a family or household member at the Hilo Circuit Court on Monday.

Police seek public’s help in locating missing teen

Mamone was last seen on the 1000 Block of Kaumana Drive in Hilo on Oct. 1 at 1 a.m. Mamone was initially reported as a runaway but due to her age, she is considered endangered.

Hawai‘i County conducts park rules enforcement at Honl’s Beach

The Park has been the center of a number of safety complaints over the past month, with many beachgoers citing that they were harassed or attacked by illegal campers in the area. An increased police presence has been necessary as a result.

Update: Akolea Road in Hilo now open

A vehicle crash has closed Akolea Road between Waianuenue Avenue and Haleloke Street.

Reported teen runaway found safe

The 17-year-old was found in Puna in good health.

Heightened police presence at Kea‘au Middle School following threat to campus over social media

On Monday at 9:27 p.m., Puna patrol officers received a call from a school official reporting that a concerned parent had informed them of a threatening social media message from an unknown person.

Two keiki reported as runaways found safe

These are two separate cases of missing keiki.

Fentanyl crisis continues on Big Island; more funding needed for prevention

Hawaiʻi Island Fentanyl Task Force says having more funding would help address the issue of prevention and addiction on Hawai’i Island.

Police find wanted woman Kira Lazar

Lazar has been interviewed by detectives with the Hawai‘i Police Department’s Area II Criminal Investigation Section.

Police seeking endangered Hilo child

Eleven-year-old Kulia Uaiwa-Penn has black hair, brown eyes and weighs 130 pounds.

Hilo woman charged with attempted distribution of methamphetamine

On Sept. 27, VICE officers executed narcotics search warrants upon a vehicle and residence located on Kino‘ole Street in Hilo and recovered over 46 grams of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Big Island Now Poll No. 30: Have you seen your concerns addressed after attending a Coffee with a Cop event?

The popular event provides the opportunity for community members and police to have candid conversations and ask questions over a simple cup of joe about topics ranging from sharing personal stories to discussing neighborhood issues.

Police seeking runaway Tristen Denis-Silva

Hawai‘i Island police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 17-year-old Tristen Denis-Silva who was last seen in the Eden Roc Estates Subdivision in Mountain View on Saturday.

Mountain View man dies in single-vehicle crash in Hilo

Speed appears to be the primary factor in this investigation. An autopsy was ordered to determine the exact cause of death. The man’s identity is being withheld pending positive identification and notification of next of kin.

Police seeking public’s assistance with Kona robbery investigation

Upon arriving on scene near the intersection of Ma’a Way and Kaiwi Street at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, officers located a 70-year-old Kailua-Kona man with visible injuries to his head and facial area. The victim related that while sitting on rock wall, he was approached by a male party who demanded his backpack and cellphone. The suspect then told him, “Give me your backpack or I’m going to shoot you!”

Police seeking missing Kurtistown man Hau‘oli Silva

He was last seen on Sept. 9 in the Kurtistown area wearing a black colored shirt, and white shorts with an American flag design.

Kona man charged with assault following stabbing at ‘Anaeho‘omalu Bay

Responding to the stabbing reported just before 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, South Kohala patrol officers contacted a 36-year-old male victim who reported that he had been drinking with Haskins at ‘Anaeho‘omalu Bay when he left his black backpack by the entrance to the public showers and headed closer to the shoreline. When the victim went back to check on his backpack, he discovered that food and clothing, valued at $200, had been removed without his permission.

Hawai‘i Police Department holds inaugural Trek the Trail event in Hilo

Designed to introduce the community to the newly established pedestrian and bike trail along Hilo Bayfront and promote healthy living, the event featured a walk along the paved pathway.
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